GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS. RAVILIOUS, Eric. SUCKLING, Sir John. ~ A Ballad upon a Wedding.
Waltham Saint Lawrence Golden Cockerel Press 1927
8 wood engravings and wood engraved press device by Eric Ravilious. No. 53 of 275 copies. Printed in Caslon Old Face type on Kelmscott hand-made paper. Sm. 8vo., quarter white buckram with batik paper covered sides, gilt lettering on the spine. Spine darkened, edges, a bit faded and rubbed, otherwise a good, crisp, untrimmed copy, without the dust jacket.
The text is taken from the 1648 edition of Suckling’s Fragmenta Aurea. Ravilious’s engravings are excellent!
Chanticleer, Bibliography of the Golden Cockerel Press, 49
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